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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
Karur is a small town and a municipality in Karur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters of Karur district.
Karur is also a part of Kongu Nadu. The history of Kongu nadu dates back to the 8th century. The name Kongunadu originated from the term Kongu, meaning nectar or honey. Kongu came to be called as Kongu nadu with the growth of civilization. The ancient Kongunadu country was made up of various districts and taluks which are currently known as Palani, Dharapuram, Karur, Nammakkal, Thiruchengodu, Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri, Satyamangalam, Nilgiris, Avinashi, Coimbatore, Pollachi and Udumalpet. Kongunadu was blessed with enormous wealth, a pleasant climate and distinct features. Kongunadu was ruled over by the Gangas, Chera, Chola, Pandya, Hoysala, Muslim rulers and finally the British. Karur is famous for its home textiles.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Karur enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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